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  • Photo by TP via Flickr https://flic.kr/p/5WRaRc Athens, Nicosia buoyed by EU role in Cyprus talks

    PoliticsForeign Policy

    The European Council’s decision on Thursday that the EU should participate in the upcoming Cyprus Conference in Switzerland was well received by Athens and Nicosia.

  • Photo by Andrea Bonetti/Fosphotos Cyprus talks resume, putting spotlight on Greece and Turkey amid tension

    PoliticsForeign Policy

    Thursday’s agreement between Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades and Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci to resume talks appears a pre-cursor to a flurry of activity on the Cyprus issue ahead of the conference that will include the guarantor powers on January 12.

  • Photo by Panayiotis Tzamaros Lesvos tragedy, Erdogan threat ratchet up refugee crisis pressure

    PoliticsGreek Politics

    Two people were killed and another two seriously injured in a fire apparently caused by a cooking accident at the Moria refugee camp on Lesvos, highlighting the continuing challenges the Greek government faces in dealing with the refugee crisis and increasing the pressure on Athens at a time when it is fearful of migrants arriving in larger numbers.

  • Photo by Andrea Bonetti/Fosphotos Impasse in Cyprus talks puts Athens and Ankara on the spot

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    It seems that Greece and Turkey will have to take on the burden of getting Cyprus reunification talks moving again after the process hit a wall on Monday, when Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades and Turkish-Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci failed to agree on property claims in Mont Pelerin, Switzerland.

  • Photo by Sarah Murray via Flickr https://flic.kr/p/8kRuFh Erdogan comments draw new, but cautious, response from Athens

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    Athens has been forced to respond to remarks by Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan suggesting that Ankara should back the interests of populations formerly under Ottoman rule, which are the latest in a series of comments that views Greece sees as provocative.

  • Photo by Vicente Villamón via Flickr https://flic.kr/p/6MoX4Y Athens watches Turkey-Russia rapprochement with interest

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    Athens has been closely monitoring Turkey’s attempt to mend fences with Moscow, a process that was highlighted by the visit of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to Russia on Tuesday.

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